The Federal Government has said it is consulting in response to a request by Nigerian students in Sudan for evacuation from the country.

The country is currently witnessing hostility between the Sudanese Army and the paramilitary group, Rapid Support Forces.

This was contained in a statement signed by Gabriel Odu for the Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, on Thursday.

Odu said NiDCOM was in consultation with the “National Emergency Management Agency, which is in charge of emergency evacuations, and also with the Nigerian mission in Sudan and other relevant agencies”.

He said the Chairman/CEO, NiDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, “urged all Nigerian students in Sudan as well as Nigerians living in Sudan to be security conscious and calm”.


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